Poland is a state in central Europe whose capital and largest city is Warsaw. Krakow is another city in Poland known for its historical importance, which attracts millions of people. It is a developed country and a member of the EU, NATO and the UN.
A highly-anticipated film about Soviet Lieutenant Aleksandr Pechersky – the mastermind of a successful rebellion at the Sobibor Nazi death camp – has premiered simultaneously in the Russian Parliament and in Israel's Knesset.
A member of Poland’s ruling party has called on Israel’s ambassador to leave the country after alluding to a rise in anti-semitism. A new law criminalizing blaming Poland for Nazi crimes created tensions between the two states.
A US-based Jewish group has removed its “Polish Holocaust” YouTube video, which criticized a new Polish law criminalizing suggestions that Poland was complicit in Nazi war crimes, following a backlash from Poles.
The Union of Jewish Communities in Poland blasted Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki for saying that there were Jewish perpetrators in the Holocaust, denouncing his “moral blindness and historical ignorance.”